Camp Workcoeman

Upcoming Programs at Camp Workcoeman

7 Sep 2023 — Camp Workcoeman has a variety of programs taking place this fall for both Scouts BSA and Cub Scouts. In addition, training opportunities and campsite/facility rentals are available. We hope to you at camp!

Upcoming Scouts BSA Programs & Events

Autumn Merit Badge Adventure — October 21, 2023

The Autumn Adventure Camp is composed of eight merit badges with Scouts selecting one to work on upon registering. These badges are focused on either ‘Eagle Required’ or ‘Sportsman’ badges and are listed below. Lunch is included along with a presentation on the requirements for the Eagle Badge, with special focus on the Eagle Scout Service Project.

Eagle Required Merit Badges (prerequisites required, see sign-off sheet below):

  • Camping
  • Citizenship in the Nation
  • Citizenship in the World
  • Emergency Preparedness

Sportsman Merit Badges:

  • Archery
  • Climbing
  • Rifle Shooting
  • Shotgun Shooting

Time: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Scout Cost: $45

Contact: Jeffrey Seiser, [email protected]

Leave No Trace Level I Training Course — October 21–22, 2023

The Leave No Trace Level 1 Course is a two-day program that teaches the ideals and practices of Outdoor Ethics. Youth and adult participants will learn about the seven principles of Leave No Trace and the skills necessary to implement these ethics while in the outdoors. The course also includes basic teaching techniques and, as such, will help a scout to serve as an Outdoor Ethics Guide. Participants should be prepared for a short backpacking trek, and a brief presentation on a Leave No Trace topic.

Time: Saturday 7:00 AM – Sunday 11:00 AM

Youth Cost: $25

Adult Cost: $25

Contact: Jeffrey Seiser, [email protected]

Start of the Centennial: 5 Mile Hike — February 17, 2024

Visit historic sites in the Shawtown woods and complete rank related requirements while keeping in mind that the idea of Workcoeman began with a hike.

More info coming soon.

Contact: Jeffrey Seiser, [email protected]

Spring Centennial Camporee: Navigating the Past — May 17–19, 2024

An exciting program for Scouts BSA units that will combine navigation and heritage of the camp itself, all concluding with a Saturday evening campfire to open the 100th anniversary summer.

More info coming soon.

Contact: Jeffrey Seiser, [email protected]

Summer Centennial Celebration: Alumni Reunion — July 20, 2024

Calling all those who spent time at camp in the past to visit the property, connect with old friends, participate in activities, look back at photos and memorabilia, and enjoy a BBQ dinner.

More info coming soon.

Contact: Jeffrey Seiser, [email protected]

Fall Centennial Camporee: Pioneering the Future — October 11–13, 2024

An exciting program for Scouts BSA units that will combine pioneering with other outdoor skills and a look into the future of Scouting at Workcoeman. This event will conclude with a Saturday evening campfire to close the 100th anniversary summer.

More info coming soon.

Contact: Jeffrey Seiser, [email protected]

About Camp

Camp Workcoeman is located in the hills of northwest Connecticut in scenic New Hartford and Barkhamsted. The camp consists of approximately 427 acres on the shore of beautiful West Hill Pond, possibly the cleanest in Connecticut.

Established in 1924, it is one of the oldest continuously operated Scout camps in the country. For 99 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.

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169 Camp Workcoeman Road
New Hartford, CT 06057